Bug#284853: kde: Media handling from desktop icon is broken
> What errors do you get? Do you try to unmount it while the removable media
> is still open in konqueror? If so, try closing konqueror first and then
> unmounting it.
No, the Konqueror window is closed.
> Yeah - it would be nice if the desktop watched the mount status (I'm not
> sure how to do that, or even if that is possible) and updated the icon
In the KDE Control Center under KDE Components -> Service Manager you find the
KDED Mount Watcher. It is even running. The bad part is that in contrast to
the other distribution I want to migrate from it doesnt seem to work.
> > If I try to eject the media via the desktop icon all I get is an error
> > message popping up saying "eject /dev/xxx failed".
> Is this while the media is still mounted?
Both. But I checked with lsof and found this interesting line:
kdeinit 3800 ronny 12r BLK 22,0 161185 /dev/hdc
So, kdeinit is the culprit here. It does not release the device after
> I don't see this problem on my KDE desktop with Debian, so it is also
> possible it is a problem local to your configuration.
I use a fresh install of Debian testing and I didnt touch any config file.
Because it works with all other distributions I tested it must be a Debian